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Yule Goat Celebration Dec 15

posted Nov 27, 2019, 6:47 PM by Kelly Roopchand   [ updated Dec 2, 2019, 7:19 AM ]
In Scandinavian tradition, the Yule Goat brings presents to children at Christmas, accompanied by the Tomten, a farm gnome who looks after the well-being of the animals. This year, the Yule Goat is raising funds for underprivileged schoolchildren in Varanasi, India. Come enjoy our free magical event on Dec 15 between 11 - 3, then pass on the gift through a purchase of a special fundraising goat calendar and/or direct donation. The magic starts with a traditional Scandinavian story, followed by handcrafts and hot chocolate by the fireside. Wear winter clothes & boots so you can enjoy a magical forest hike with our Yule goats, resplendent in their blankets and bells, and decorate a tree for the wild birds. Bring a sled if it’s snowy; we have amazing sledding hills! 

After a visit to the barn, browse the local crafts and farm-fresh treats at the farm’s holiday market. All our products are made by local artisans and reflect the beauty and bounty of nature, from wreaths to wooden bowls, felted friends, and hand-blown glass jewelry. Our edible treats include cajeta (goat’s milk caramel sauce), smoked gouda, sausage, local honey, and squash, potatoes and other veggies for your Christmas feast. The farm is located at 217 Hewett Rd in Somerville; for more information, visit, email info@pumpkinvinefamilyfarm or call (207) 549-3096.